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A new history of classical rhetoric

Author: George A Kennedy
Publisher: Princeton, New Jersey : Princeton University Press, ©1994.
Series: Princeton paperbacks.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Provides a comprehensive history of classical rhetoric. This work begins by identifying the rhetorical features of early Greek literature that anticipated the formulation of "metarhetoric," or a  Read more...

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Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Kennedy, George A. (George Alexander), 1928-
New history of classical rhetoric.
Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, ©1994
(DLC) 94011249
(OCoLC)30319481
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: George A Kennedy
ISBN: 1400812313 9781400812318
OCLC Number: 51478932
Notes: "An extensive revision and abridgment of The Art of Persuasion in Greece, The Art of Rhetoric in the Roman World, and, Greek Rhetoric under Christian Emperors, with additional discussion of Late Latin rhetoric."
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 301 pages).
Contents: Introduction: The Nature of Rhetoric --
Persuasion in Greek Literature before 400 B.C. --
Greek Rhetorical Theory from Corax to Aristotle --
The Attic Orators --
Hellenistic Rhetoric --
Early Roman Rhetoric --
Cicero --
Rhetoric in Augustan Rome --
Latin Rhetoric in the Silver Age --
Greek Rhetoric under the Roman Empire --
The Second Sophistic --
Christianity and Classical Rhetoric --
The Survival of Classical Rhetoric from Late Antiquity to the Middle Ages. Ch. 1. Introduction: The Nature of Rhetoric --
Ch. 2. Persuasion in Greek Literature before 400 B.C. --
Ch. 3. Greek Rhetorical Theory from Corax to Aristotle. Plato's Gorgias. Plato's Phaedrus. Isocrates. The Rhetoric for Alexander. Aristotle --
Ch. 4. The Attic Orators. Lysias. Demosthenes --
Ch. 5. Hellenistic Rhetoric. Theophrastus. Later Peripatetics. Demetrius, On Style. The Stoics. The Academics. The Epicureans. Asianism. Hermagoras and Stasis Theory --
Ch. 6. Early Roman Rhetoric. Cato the Elder. Roman Orators of the Late Second and Early First Centuries B.C. Latin Rhetoricians. Cicero's On Invention. The Rhetoric for Herennius --
Ch. 7. Cicero. Cicero's Orations in the Years from 81 to 56 B.C. On the Orator. For Milo and Cicero's Later Speeches. Brutus and Orator --
Ch. 8. Rhetoric in Augustan Rome. Greek Rhetoricians of the Second Half of the First Century B.C. Dionysius of Halicarnassus. Declamation and Seneca the Elder --
Ch. 9. Latin Rhetoric in the Silver Age.
Series Title: Princeton paperbacks.
Responsibility: George A. Kennedy.
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